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Richard Anderson Falk (born November 13, 1930) is an American professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, the author or co-author of 20 books and the editor or co-editor of another 20 books, speaker, activist on world affairs, and an appointee to two United Nations positions on the Palestinian territories.


In 2008, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) appointed Falk to a six-year term as a United Nations Special Rapporteur on "the situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967." Some of his official reports, as well as other writings, have been criticized by Israeli officials and some diplomats.

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In response, Angela Y. Davis, Chandler Davis, Richard A. Falk, Rashid Khalidi, and Alice Rothchild, et al., published a letter (also in the NYRB), which ... Israeli-British professor Avi Shlaim has recently stated in an interview for Jadaliyya, that he is “in favour of EU sanctions against Israel because Israel fails ...

A former official at the United Nations and professor of international law slammed the UN and certain Western governments for their support for the ... a major humanitarian emergency where the realities of famine and disease are affecting the lives of millions,” Richard A. Falk said in an interview with the ...
A former United Nations human rights investigator and emeritus professor of international law at Princeton University in the US said it was “clear that [on] ... from the perspective of international law is interesting on its own independent of how one views the substantive issues,” Richard A. Falk said during a ...
... Hall Of Parliament. Amidst opposition's protest, the GST was launched with an aim to create a seamless unified market for the $2 trillion Indian economy. Jul 01, 2017. An illuminated Parliament ahead of midinight launch of 'Goods and Services Tax (GST)', in New Delhi. PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist. Jul 01, 2017 ...
Professor Richard Falk highlights the US role in Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen while suggesting that Washington's support for Riyadh's illegal aggression ... “Since the presidency of Donald Trump, the US has reinforced its support for Saudi Arabia's aggression against Yemen,” Richard A. Falk said in an ...
Prof. Falk's book is divided into four parts, each dealing with particular segments of memory, diplomacy and resistance. Commencing with the ... through its acceptance of “peace and normalisation with Israel that is premised upon the surrender of significant Palestinian rights under international law.”.
One of many important panels at the conference included former UBC president Stephen Toope and Richard Falk, a high-profile professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, who has riled people in high places with his outspoken views about Iraq, 9/11, Libya and the Boston Marathon ...
What do you understand by 'hegemony'? Should the United States be categorised as a 'hegemon' or an 'empire'? Richard Falk: To be a hegemon is inherently ambiguous, usually implying some mixture of dominance and legitimacy, that is, being seen as contributing global leadership in a generally ...
Professor Saul Mendlovitz, founder and co-director of an international think tank ominously called the World Order Models Project (WOMP) has since 1968 ... Richard Falk, the CFR member mentioned by Daniel Taylor, has openly written about WOMP's endeavors throughout the last half of the 20th century, ...


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